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Developments in the Lithium Ion Battery and Electric Vehicle Markets - Stockhouse

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 11:07pm

Developments in the Lithium Ion Battery and Electric Vehicle Markets
Stockhouse
According to a report by Reuters, Consultants CRU Group said that electric cars and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales could hit 4.4 million in 2021 and more than six million by 2025, from 1.1 million last year. "Future demand for cobalt from the EV ...

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StreetDrone's new autonomous electric car is made for the education market - TechCrunch

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 10:51pm

TechCrunch

StreetDrone's new autonomous electric car is made for the education market
TechCrunch
Self-driving cars are popping up all over, but UK-based StreetDrone thinks it should be easier for the education market to pick one up, ready with all the sensors and tech on board they need to provide the basis for research and study. That's why they ...

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Scottish councils 'squander' £1 million on electric cars - The Scotsman

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:44pm

The Scotsman

Scottish councils 'squander' £1 million on electric cars
The Scotsman
Similarly, they have an electric vehicle purchased in September 2012 at a cost of £11,528 which has only done 9,679 miles. A cost of over £1 per mile. Aberdeen City Council have four leased cars bought in September 2016 at a cost of £8580.96 each of ...

Shanghai Auto 2017 closed today and left five impressions in Hong Kong. - South China Morning Post

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 7:48pm

South China Morning Post

Shanghai Auto 2017 closed today and left five impressions in Hong Kong.
South China Morning Post
Lots of marques are making electric vehicles now, and each new unveiling highlights Hong Kong's increased taxation of them since April 1. Last month's Geneva motor show introduced many new electric vehicles: Renault's TreZor and E-SPORT Zoe; the ...

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China wants its electric-vehicle owners to have the best charging experience ever - Quartz

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 4:57pm

Quartz

China wants its electric-vehicle owners to have the best charging experience ever
Quartz
As part of its battle against air pollution, China is putting hundreds of thousands more electric vehicles on the road each year—and also putting a fresh focus on making sure drivers don't struggle too much to power their engines. Sales of electric ...

A rebranding Drive Oregon faces down obstacles to electric vehicle adoption - Portland Business Journal

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 10:55am

Portland Business Journal

A rebranding Drive Oregon faces down obstacles to electric vehicle adoption
Portland Business Journal
Some in the group of eight or so people, like Jesse Oliver at AmFor Electronics, were hoping to burrow existing companies into an emerging electric-vehicle supply chain. Others, like Mark Frohnmayer with Arcimoto and Miller at Green Lite Motors, headed ...

State of Washington Doubling Its Electric Vehicle Fleet - KUOW News and Information

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 9:03am

KUOW News and Information

State of Washington Doubling Its Electric Vehicle Fleet
KUOW News and Information
But state vehicle contract manager Philip Saunders said the electric Bolt saves taxpayers money over the life of the car. "You could save up to $5,000 per year easy, or more,” he said. "That's in gas. That's in oil changes. That's in brake pads - that ...

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Henrik Fisker Teases EMotion Electric Car Prior to Summer Debut - The Drive

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 8:17am

The Drive

Henrik Fisker Teases EMotion Electric Car Prior to Summer Debut
The Drive
The EMotion EV will join several other electric cars built by new automakers, including the Lucid Air and Faraday Future FF 91. Built for speed and luxury, the car is projected to have a top speed of 161 miles per hour and have efficient aerodynamic ...

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Oregon Legislature Can Boost Electric Car Sales - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 4:09am

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Oregon Legislature Can Boost Electric Car Sales
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
The Oregon legislature has the opportunity to boost electric vehicle sales in the state and deliver benefits to all Oregonians by passing pending legislation for electric vehicle incentives in House Bill 2704. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a critical ...

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2017-2020: Long-range EVs with Light Batteries and More Unified Designs will ... - Yahoo Finance

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 3:39am

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2017-2020: Long-range EVs with Light Batteries and More Unified Designs will ...
Yahoo Finance
Regional analysis offers EV sales in 2016 and estimated sales in 2017 by EV type: battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The study discusses the development of charging infrastructure and the standard adopted by each ...

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Panasonic inaugurates electric vehicle battery factory in China - Electrek

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 1:48am

Electrek

Panasonic inaugurates electric vehicle battery factory in China
Electrek
Panasonic unveiled today its latest battery manufacturing facility and first in China. The ~$400 million plant, which was first announced in 2015, will manufacture battery cells for the growing electric vehicle market in China. The Japanese electronics ...

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Panasonic inaugurates electric vehicle battery factory in China - Electrek

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 1:48am

Electrek

Panasonic inaugurates electric vehicle battery factory in China
Electrek
Panasonic unveiled today its latest battery manufacturing facility and first in China. The ~$400 million plant, which was first announced in 2015, will manufacture battery cells for the growing electric vehicle market in China. The Japanese electronics ...

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Customers see price as main barrier for electric vehicles - Motor Trader

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 7:35pm

Motor Trader

Customers see price as main barrier for electric vehicles
Motor Trader
Photo of Electric charging 620 A YouGov survey carried out on behalf of the NFDA asked over 2,000 respondents what was the main barrier preventing them from buying an electric vehicle. For 29% of those surveyed, the price of the vehicle represented the ...

Oil Giant Total Sees Electric Cars Seriously Cutting Into Oil Demand ... - CleanTechnica

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 6:10am

CleanTechnica

Oil Giant Total Sees Electric Cars Seriously Cutting Into Oil Demand ...
CleanTechnica
At the Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in New York on April 25, Joel Couse, chief economist for Total, predicted that sales of electric cars will surge ...
Electric car boom so real even oil companies say it's coming ...Moneyweb.co.za
Electric car boom so real even oil say it's comingSalt Lake Tribune
Electric car boom is coming soonGoErie.com

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Global Electric Vehicle Motor Controller Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 6:05am

Yahoo Finance

Global Electric Vehicle Motor Controller Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio
Yahoo Finance
An electric vehicle (EV) motor controller is a device that is used to control the torque produced by electric motors by regulating the energy flow between the motor and power sources. Full hybrids constitute the leading segment of the global electric ...

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Report: EVs set to rival competitors aren't on the drawing board in Munich - Autoweek

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 4:11am

Autoweek

Report: EVs set to rival competitors aren't on the drawing board in Munich
Autoweek
Despite the debut of the i3 back in 2013 and the similarly powered plug-in hybrid i8 a year later, Bloomberg notes, BMW has not offered a pure-electric vehicle to go up against anything Tesla, Nissan or even Renault has offered. Instead, BMW has ...

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Should you buy a used electric car? - The Independent

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 3:14am

The Independent

Should you buy a used electric car?
The Independent
The used market for electric cars is pretty attractive. If you're buying. If you're selling then it can be a distressing experience as the initial depreciation on many electric cars is proving very high. The market seems to feel concerned that ...
Nissan Leaf modified to create an all-electric rally vehicleElectrek
Nissan LEAF AT-EV – Plug In Adventures goes 'off the grid' in an electric car with pioneering 10000-mile Mongol ...Automotive World (press release)
Some beautiful lunatic built a Nissan Leaf electric rally carCNET
Tech Digest -Pocket-lint.com -YouTube
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Here's All the Proof You Need That Electric Vehicles Are Taking ... - Futurism

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 2:41am

Futurism

Here's All the Proof You Need That Electric Vehicles Are Taking ...
Futurism
The Bolt EV saw a limited release in December, and it has already clocked in impressive all-electric miles — convertible to over 175000 gallons of fuel.

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Nissan Leaf modified to create an all-electric rally vehicle - Electrek

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 2:30am

Electrek

Nissan Leaf modified to create an all-electric rally vehicle
Electrek
Off-road rally cars might be one of the last car segments that electric vehicles will take over, but it's not from a lack of trying. Haye just wrote about Audi's interest in creating the next-gen electric rally car and now we learn of a Nissan Leaf ...
Should you buy a used electric car?The Independent
Video: Nissan Leaf Goes RallyingCarlist.my (blog)
Nissan LEAF AT-EVYouTube

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Price, access to charging, range the barriers to electric vehicle purchases – survey - Tyrepress.com

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 10:58pm

Price, access to charging, range the barriers to electric vehicle purchases – survey
Tyrepress.com
A YouGov survey carried out on behalf of the NFDA has asked more than 2,000 respondents for the main barrier preventing them from buying an electric vehicle. The NFDA concentrated its research on the 1,419 who owned at least one car. 29 per cent said ...

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